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migration: Lesson 8
Texas council on Economic education
1801 Allen ParkwayHouston, TX 77019713.655.1650www.economicstexas.orgSlide3
How do I find lessons?www.economicstexas.orgSlide4
CEE Conference: MiamiOctober 7-9, 2010Registration $300 at www.econonomicstexas.orgSlide5
Vocabulary and concepts
Human capitalSkilled workersUnskilled workersEmigrationImmigrationBrain drainSlide6
Focus: let’s begin
Why do people migrate?What are the concerns about immigration?What are the concerns about emigration?Slide7
1. How and why do people react to incentives?2. What role do incentives play?3. What determines the income people earn?Slide8
1. Explore economic incentives that lead to migration, both economic and non-economic2. Describe the difference between skilled and unskilled workers and the effects of immigration on both.3. What are the economic effects of immigration4. Define/discuss cause and effect of brain drain5. Illustrate impact of immigration on wages using supply and demand diagramSlide9
6a. Locate and describe human and physical features that influence the size and distribution of settlements6b. Explain the processes that have caused changes in settlement patterns including urbanization, transportation, access to and availability of resources and economic activities.Slide10
1. Do you know anyone who was born in a different country? 2. Was anyone in your family born in a different country?Slide11
United states: nation of immigrants
Melting potSalad bowlUS 31 million born elsewhere11 % of US populationDefine: Emigration & ImmigrationWhy do people come to the US?Slide12
Visual 1: u.s. immigrants by class of admission, 2004
What are three facts that you can learn from the chart?Summarize the point of the chartContinue looking at the other chartsSlide13
Why is immigration to us difficult?
Why do people need to be related to a citizen or resident?Why else is it difficult to immigrate?Slide14
Who should be allowed to immigrate to the united states?
DoctorTeacherConstruction workerAgricultural workerComputer programmerSlide15
What is the difference between skilled and unskilled workers?“Most countries have adopted immigration policies that are at least partly based on workers’ occupation or skill level.”Slide16
Visual 2: visas
What is a visa?What are three facts you can learn from the chart?How would you summarize the point of the chart?Slide17
What are the differences between -
Permanent residence statusTemporary Worker VisasSlide18
Economic reasons for immigration into the united states are –Slide19
What is human capital?
What impact do immigration and emigration have on human capital in a market?Why is human capital important in a global economy?What role do wages play with immigration?Slide20
Role play: 20 minutes
You will be assigned a particular role from Activity One. (pages 190 to 195)Follow the instructions on page 188:Play the role but you can improviseInterview 5 people to find out how each has been affected by migration. Would they agree or disagree with laws to limit immigration?As you interview, complete the chart on page 189Summarize the most important statementsDecide whether or not each would favor laws to make migration easier.Slide21
Based on what you have learned, discuss who gains and who loses from immigration?Use these terms as you discuss your answers – Host country home, source, native country Remittances (cards 9 and 14) – transfer Returnees - reverse immigrationSlide22
Who is helped? Who is hurt?
Why is immigration restricted in the US?Discuss Visual 3Why does the United States allow immigration with the “negative” impact displayed on Visual 3?Slide23
What are the advantages and disadvantages of allowing more unskilled immigrants into the United States?What are the advantages and disadvantages of skilled workers?Slide24
Compare and contrast
1. Do you believe that the benefits of immigration by skilled workers are greater than the benefits of immigration by unskilled workers?How do you contrast the benefits of the immigration of skilled workers with the costs of emigration by skilled workers?How do you use the term brain drain in your examples?Slide25
Read Visual 4 and describe the main pointsStudy Visual 5 and summarize the informationWhat do you notice about the information in Visual 6? What is the message in Visual 7?Slide26
Compare and contrast
The supply and demand of labor in the host country before and after immigration withThe supply and demand of labor in source country before and after emigrationSlide27
?Why does the United states
Attract so many workers, both skilled and unskilled?Offer higher wages than many other countries?Slide28
Using topics A, B, and C on page 177, debate the pros and cons of each issue one at a time.Slide29
And the point is?